In the next few days, you will be asked to update your Windows 10. This will take about 45-60 minutes. Before you start, please consider the following:
- Before you install Microsoft Update 1709, backup all your documents in a hard drive or the cloud.
- Make sure you can afford 45-60 minutes down time
- Make sure you have a legitimate copy and keep the product code handy
Microsoft Update 1709 was released on October 17, 2017, and is also called the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
After installing, several users have reported issues to RepairMyPC, such as:
- Drivers not working
- Failed installation
- Chipset issues
- SSD drive problems
There are a few bugs that can cause you headaches, such as error messages appearing after installation, or even failing to recognize the keyboard or the mouse. The problems generally impact the Intel X299 chipset, the NVMe SSD drive, Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI motherboards.
Word of advice when trying to install the Fall Creators Update:
- If your installation failed, try to reboot the system
- Make sure that all your systems work before you start opening files
- If your voice, mouse, or keyboard disappeared, get in touch with a professional to avoid further system damage
- Try to download the official ISOs to force the update, as it contains important security fixes that will keep you safe online.
Some of the main features of the latest Microsoft Update 1709 for Windows 10 are as follows:
- Security fixes
- Support for mixed reality headsets used for gaming
- “People” feature that allows you to pin people to your taskbar to talk to them any time
If you need help with installing the latest update, seek professional advice
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